HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE – Around The Table Games And Family Talk

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About Around The Table Games

As an Occupational Therapist, wife and mother of two, Creator and owner of Around the Table games Beth Daniels understands all too well how active lives and busy schedules can prevent families from sharing the anecdotes and folklore that make a family a family. She realized that the more she learned about her family the better she understood herself. She and other family members work together to come up with games to keep families talking.

About Family Talk

Family Talk ? Engage your families in colorful conversations with this award winning set of 100 portable conversation questions. Simply pick a card, ask the question and get a surprising and often hilarious glimpse into the hearts and minds of family members. Diverse topics reveal surprising answers, even from hard-to-talk-to teens. The games ultra-portability allows families to play in the car, at the dinner table, on vacation or at a party! Great gift idea! 100 cards per deck. Ages 3+

AWARDS: Dr. Toy ? 10 Best Games 2008
Dr. Toy ? 100 Best Children?s Products 2008
Learning Magazine ? Teachers Choice Award for Families 2009
iParenting ? Outstanding Product Award 2008
National Parenting Center Seal of Approval 2008
The Toy Man ? Seal of Approval 2008

I always brag about how close my oldest grandson and I are and how much we talk. I wish other people could do that as easily as we seem to. Starting a good conversation can be hard especially when the question is lame. What can anyone expect from, “Did you do your homework?’ or “Did you clean your room?”

Recently I was given Family Talk and three other portable conversation games (Grandparent Talk, Teen Talk, and Buddy Talk). It is truly amazing what one learns with a good ice breaker. Everyone needs the right motivator to connect. These games and their questions are solid. When people get close, endearing, touching, even funny answers come out. People can learn a lot from one another.

Here are some of the easy questions: What was your favorite stuffed animal? What is your favorite color? What is the most important thing your parents taught you? Some questions delve deeper: Did you have your own bedroom growing up? Who was your favorite teacher and why? Are you afraid of anything?

Family Talk and all the other talk conversation games are meant for all ages four and up. Family Talk’s 100 cards are small, attached on to a carabineer clip, and easy to carry. Family Talk sells for $9.99 and can be purchased on line and in select stores nationwide. The other conversation games range from $7.99 to $9.99 each. All require additional SH.

This would be a great gift for families to play at home, in the car or while traveling.


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72 thoughts on “HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE – Around The Table Games And Family Talk

  1. I think Grandparent talk would be best, because my in-laws love to play games with the kids.

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